About Us

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to learning for all as we recognize that all great minds don't think alike.

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Meet Our Team

Meet our professional staff of diagnosticians and instructors versed in a wide range of disciplines.

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Success Stories

Read stories and testimonials about learners of all ages who found academic and social success at the Stern Center.

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Courses Calendar

Join our knowledgeable and experienced staff in learning research-proven strategies in the areas of literacy, social cognition, math, and more.

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Courses & Workshops

Browse our entire collection of Professional Learning offerings. Find a course for yourself or design a customized remedial program for your school/district.

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BUILDING BLOCKS FOR LITERACY®

Discover the program that teaches early care and education providers as well as parents how to foster early literacy skills in children ages five and under.

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Jane Ashby, Ph.D.

Meredith Bergeron, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

Laura Bonazinga, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Instructor

Sandy Boyer, M.Ed.

Instructor

Cecilia Bucca, MFA

Instructor

MacCall Buckley, M.Ed.

Professional Learning Provider, Instructor

Brenda Buzzell, M.Ed.

St. Monica-St. Michael Catholic School Principal

Laurie Caswell-Burke, M. Ed.

Major Gifts Specialist

Linda Comito, M.Ed.

Instructor

Paula Costello, M.Ed.

Instructor, Professional Learning Provider

Nancy Daniels, M.Ed.

Instructor

Julie Erdelyi, M.A., Autism Specialist

Program Manager for Communication Services & Professional Learning

Melissa Farrall, Ph.D., SAIF

Program Manager for Evaluations

Moneer Greenbaum, B.A.

Director of Development

Jessica Jablonski, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Instructor

Gina Kells, M.Ed.

Reading Specialist, Instructor

Danielle Kent, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Instructor

Amos Kornfeld, Ed.D.

Instructor and Outreach Coordinator

Sharon Leach, Ph.D.

Neuropsychology & Licensed Psychologist

Anita Long, Ed.D.

Math Specialist, Instructor, and Professional Learning Provider

Suzanne Loring, M.A.

Former Staff Writer

Julia Molson, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Lauren Morse, M.Ed.

Instructor

Jane Nathan, Ph.D.

Research Director

Janna Osman, M.Ed.

Vice President for Advanced Learning

Marcia Perry, B.S.

Instructor

Jenn Piette, B.A.

Marketing Coordinator

Blanche Podhajski, Ph.D.

President

Peggy Price, M.Ed., Fellow/AOGPE

Director of the Orton-Gillingham Institute at the Stern Center

Allison Provost, B.A.

Communications Coordinator

Sandy Rendall, M.B.A.

Communications Director

Karen Rodgers, M.A., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Instructor, Professional Learning Provider

Abby Roy, M.A., NCSP, C.A.G.S.

School Psychologist

Colleen Schuster, M.Ed.

Instructor

Michael Shapiro, M.B.A.

Chief Operating Officer

Chris Shaw, M.Ed.

Instructor

Nanci Shepardson, M.S.Ed., Ed.S.

Tracy Stein, M.S.Ed., NCSP

Evaluator

Shaun Stephens, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, Instructor

Janet Steward, M.Ed.

Professional Learning Provider

Miriam Stoll, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist, Licensed School Psychologist

Michelle Szabo, M.S.Ed.

Program Manager for Instruction

Michelle Szabo, M.S.Ed.

Program Manager for Instruction

Erin Tinti, M.Ed.

Instructor

Lori Van Allen, M.S., NCSP

Educational Diagnostician

Stefanie Waite, M.Ed.

Educational Diagnostician

Carol Wieland, M.S.

Instructor

Edward R. Wilkens, Ed.D.

Special Projects Advisor

Ben Williams, Ed.D.

Professional Learning Provider

By far, I have never taken another course that stands up to the instruction I received during my Orton-Gillingham training in the summer. I cannot speak highly enough of the instructors I have had over the course of two years.

- Linda E. Beaudet // Orton-Gillingham Practicum Teacher